The takeover of Monsanto by Bayer has officially been announced for $66 billion, bringing this way a lot of press and public attention to the Monsanto Tribunal.
Earlier this month several members of the ASEED team attended the European Civic Forum at Longo Maï in France. Approximately 400 participants joined the international meeting, which included a week of presentations, discussions and workshops on a wide range of contemporary and long-standing issues. The main themes included the crisis … verder lezen
While labelling GMO ingredients in food is mandatory in the European Union, it is still debated in the USA. Vermont is the first state which has passed a law to force companies to disclose genetically engineered ingredients in all products overseen by the Food and Drug Administration. The industry has … verder lezen
ASEED is almost broke, let’s fix it together! We are very happy to invite you to our first ASEED and benefit evening & donor thank you party of 2015, the fabulous band Grassmoawer will be playing as well as DJ Frank van S and DJ Duo Cocktail International (DJ Reg … verder lezen
Between Oct 1st and Oct 5th, more than 30 young people gathered in Amsterdam to share their experiences about their favorite topics : seeds, farming, biodiversity and community gardening. Thanks to the youth exchange programme set up by Erasmus + and the European Commission, ASEED has invited people from Denmark, … verder lezen
Wageningen University and Research (WUR) are currently developing and trialling late blight resistant potatoes through Genetic Modification (GM). The project runs from 2006 until 2016 and has been funded by the Dutch Ministry for Economic affairs at the price tag of ten million euros. Late Blight, scientifically known as Phythophthora … verder lezen